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NCL is committed to adopt safe & best blasting practices: CMD

NCL organised a knowledge sharing seminar on Improvement in blasting performance on Sunday at MDI CETI campus HQ
NCL is committed to adopt safe & best blasting practices: CMD
NCL is committed to adopt safe & best blasting practices: CMD

New Delhi: Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) organised a knowledge sharing seminar on the improvement in blasting performance on Sunday at MDI CETI campus HQ. Addressing the seminar NCL’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) PK Sinha said that NCL is committed to adopting safe and best blasting practices in its mines.

Giving safety the utmost priority, he said such knowledge-sharing seminars nurture and improve the domain knowledge, which ultimately helps in safe blasting practices and optimum utilisation of explosives. He also highlighted the importance of quality explosive and advanced technology in this field.

NCL’s Director (Technical/Operations) Dr Anindya Sinha, Director (Technical and Project and Planning) SS Sinha, all area heads, blasting teams from projects and explosives suppliers gathered, exchanged ideas and shared experiences through technical presentation in the seminar for overall improvement of blasting.


AKS University, Satna’s Dean & Faculty Dr GK Pradhan gave the keynote lecture of the seminar highlighting the development of explosives and improvement of blasting techniques overtimes.

NCL is the highest volume handling coal mining company of the nation, with increasing coal production targets NCL is expected to handle more than 550 million cubic meter by 2023-24.

Blasting is one of key activities in the mining process having direct impact on production, economy, the environment and HEMM performance. Hence it becomes prudent to have best blasting process and optimum and quality utilisation of explosives.

Chief Guest and Guest of Honour also released the diamond jubilee special number on NCL of the Indian Mining and Engineering Journal

Different technical sessions of the seminar gave a brief insight of Blasting Techniques and innovation from respective areas.

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